Gab is back a week after Pittsburgh shooting controversy forced it offline

A woman stands at a memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue after a shooting there left 11 people dead in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood of Pittsburgh on October 27.

Gab, the “free speech” social media site that’s popular with the alt-right, is back online.

“We will never get [sic] up, we will never give in,” founder Andrew Torba wrote in a Sunday evening post on the site. “Free speech and liberty will always win.”

Gab was forced offline in the wake of last month’s deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. The shooter appears to have been a Gab user, and his final Gab post prior to the shooting attacked the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, a non-profit refugee resettlement group: “HIAS likes to bring invaders in that kill our people. I can’t sit by and watch my people get slaughtered. Screw your optics, I’m going in.”

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